Home-working with no negative impact on civil service productivity

in News, Business, COVID-19 · 06-04-2021 09:45:00 · 2 Comments

Home-working has had no negative impact on productivity in the civil service, according to a study carried out by the Directorate-General for Administration and Public Employment (DGAEP).

It found the productivity and quality of work of public servants working from home remained the same or improved compared to when they are in the workplace.

A lack of contact with colleagues and the increase in expenses were highlighted by civil servants as the most negative points of home-working, and a reduction in home-work commutes as the most positive.



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Comments:

Obviously not doing enough and inefficient in the first place then. Why have all these expensive offices and buildings when you obviously don't need them. That is quite an admission. Hope their internet connection at their homes is better than our pathetic service.

By Martin from Lisbon on 08-04-2021 10:38

That will justify the recently signed law to extend teleworking till the end of the year. Not that there's any situation to justify that, unless our President has a far seeing eye.

By Ana from Algarve on 06-04-2021 09:55
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